Chartering a luxury yacht in the 'South Pacific' is a once in a lifetime experience, or if you are lucky enough to return to this region there is plenty to explore. If you are thinking or renting a crewed yacht in the South Pacific then take a look at our destination guides to find the best places to visit and when to go, view our photo tours for inspiration, find local events and stay informed with our regional news articles.
9 April 2015
One of the worst natural disasters in the history of Vanuatu, those who lived through Cyclone Pam "felt like the world was going to aid." With the devastation widespread from winds of up to 200 miles an hour, relief such as that provided by superyacht DRAGONFLY was crucial to the island's rebuilding efforts - their Captain, Mike Gregory, speaks on their desire to help above.
21 August 2014
Already a hit on the internet, this fantastic video by Tourism New Zealand follows a family embarking on an unforgettable New Zealand vacation on board their superyacht ‘Big Blue’.
Running over 3 days, New Zealand’s offering to the busy calendar of superyacht regattas was first raced in 2000, followed by events in 2003, 2007 and 2009. It is now an annual fixture.
Last Fornight in January
Held every year throughout the last fortnight in January, the Australian Open is one of the major annual tennis tournaments.
21st - 23rd Jan 2015
The NZ Millennium Cup is a highly regarded sailing regatta for superyachts and is one of the most anticipated regattas of the sailing calendar.
13th - 16th Mar 2014
A new deal to keep the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne will see the Albert Park race continue to host the race.
27th - 29th Jan 2016
The NZ Millennium Cup is to grace the superyacht community once again at the beginning of 2016 for one of the most anticipated regattas of the sailing calendar.
14 October 2016
The 62m/205ft motor yacht ‘Party Girl’ is the latest addition to the charter market and is now open for winter bookings in Caribbean hotspots before heading to the exotic waters of the South Pacific for the summer season.
7 September 2016
The 43m/140ft luxury yacht CAVALLO, custom built by Baltic Yachts, is currently on her way to Fiji in the South Pacific, where she will be available to charter until the end of November.
2 September 2016
The cutting-edge 58m/190ft superyacht ETHEREAL from Royal Huisman is now open for charter in the extraordinary bioregion of the Coral Triangle, which spans across 5.5 million square kilometres between the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.
23 August 2016
The award-winning 45m/147ft expedition yacht ‘Big Fish’ delivered by McMullen & Wing in 2010 will be available to charter in Fiji this October.
4 July 2016
The multi-award winning 67m/220ft superyacht VERTIGO is available for charter in stunning South Pacific destinations such as Tahiti, Fiji and the Solomon Islands.
19 April 2016
The multi-award winning 45m/147ft expedition yacht ‘Big Fish’ will be available for two-week charters in exotic South Pacific locations such as Papua New Guinea from May to August.
6 April 2016
Open in the South Pacific this summer, the 46m/150ft superyacht VANTAGE, along with her aptly named support vessel, the 54m/177ft conversion yacht AD-VANTAGE, make for a perfect duo for discovering destinations such as Tahiti and Fiji.
27 January 2016
Before setting off for a summer in the French Polynesia, the high performing 33m/110ft sailing yacht SILVERTIP will be available in New Zealand for winter charters.
8 January 2016
This week the 60m/194ft superyacht 'SENSES' announced its availability for charters in Tahiti this February. With the opportunity to enjoy the island’s secluded lagoons and unspoiled beaches during one of its warmest months, there’s never been a better reason to get out and explore.
13 November 2015
The award-winning 59m/192ft superyacht SEAHAWK is now taking bookings for charters in the French Polynesia locations of Tahiti and the Society Islands during June and July 2016.
28 October 2015
The 42m/137ft custom expedition yacht ANDA has become available for charter for the first time, with availability in Australia and the South Pacific region from winter onwards.
28 October 2015
The 44m/145ft superyacht SOVEREIGN is the latest addition to the charter market, and is currently based in Sydney Harbour for charters in Australia and the South Pacific.
20 May 2015
Silo superyacht marina in Auckland has announced it hosted a record number of visits this past summer season, including the 134m/439ft superyacht SERENE, who visited New Zealand in February.
27 April 2015
The 50m/164ft superyacht SILENCIO is lowering her rate for South Pacific charters by $25,000 to $150,000 per week this June and September.
16 April 2015
The award-winning superyacht VVS1 is currently relocating to Fiji, following a successful charter season in New Zealand. She will be available for bookings between 15 May and November.
9 April 2015
The 34m expedition yacht RELENTLESS will be located across the South Pacific in locations including Tahiti and Fiji this upcoming season.
25 March 2015
This season New Zealand experienced its highest number of superyachts visiting ports in 15 years, with charter yachts including 134m M/Y SERENE spotted in the South Pacific.
19 March 2015
Following a call to action to the industry to help the victims of a cyclone which devastated Vanuatu last week, superyacht owners of crews are assisting in providing aid to help rebuild the community.
18 March 2015
Members of the superyacht community are being asked to help the devastation in Vanuatu caused by a cyclone which occurred last Friday.
21 January 2015
The 134m/439ft luxury charter yacht SERENE has arrived in New Zealand’s Auckland Wynyard Wharf, watched by a crowd of onlookers who gathered to see one of the world’s largest superyachts in all her glory.
29 December 2014
A brand new marina is due to be completed in March in the increasingly popular and ever-beautiful charter yacht destination of Tahiti.
15 September 2014
The impressive 62m sailing yacht ATHOS is taking enquiries for luxury sailing in the South Pacific for summer 2015.
13 June 2014
The 2014 launched 56m/184’ sailing yacht MONDANGO 3 has confirmed her availability for summer 2014 charter vacations in the breath taking cruising grounds of the South Pacific.
27 May 2014
Kha Shing motor yacht MASTEKA 2 still has dates available in early August for Fiji yacht charters.
21 May 2014
The 42m charter yacht DE LISLE III has changed her location and is now taking enquiries for the Great Barrier Reef and North Queensland.
30 April 2014
An absolutely breath-taking and exotic yacht charter destination, the economic benefit of yachts visiting Fiji is significant.
4 April 2014
The 58m sailing yacht ETHEREAL is accepting charters in the beautiful South Pacific, opening up some of the most stunning places on earth for discovery.
3 April 2014
Following changes to import duties, superyachts can now legally charter in Vanuatu.
31 March 2014
Today, New Zealand Marine officially announced a new 'Destination New Zealand Superyacht Attraction Initiative' which will see the association along with government bodies jointly promote the country as a destination for superyachts.
30 January 2014
The 53 metre sailing yacht Drumbeat is currently circumnavigating the globe and will continue to do so for 2014.
13 December 2013
The 56.4m/185’ sailing yacht ‘MONDANGO 3’ was launched last week by Alloy Yachts and is now preparing for her debut charter season in the South Pacific this summer.
16 October 2013
Lady Christine, the 68m Feadship motor yacht, will be available for luxury yacht charter vacations in the beautiful cruising grounds of French Polynesia this winter season.
8 August 2013
The 32.91 metre expedition yacht ASKARI is available for charter in French Polynesia.
5 August 2013
Are you looking to grab a last-minute summer bargain? Check out the best late-summer incentives below, currently in place on luxury charter yachts for the remainder of the summer season.
29 July 2013
The 54 metre sailing yacht 'PARSIFAL III' is now available for charter in the South Pacific.
2 July 2013
The 25 metre Swan sailing yacht Nikata is offering a discount of nearly 30% on all luxury yacht charters in the South Pacific.
29 May 2013
Expedition yacht SuRi is now available for charter at the discounted rate of $295,000 per week from June 1st.
24 May 2013
37.1 metre superyacht Masteka 2 has left Brisbane, Australia and is on her way to Fiji for the summer charter season.
23 April 2013
Available for only a limited time this summer, the brand new S/Y OHANA is the key to an unforgettable charter vacation experience. Imagine waking every morning surrounded by sparkling blue oceans, islands fringed with gently waving palms and empty, unspoilt beaches of pure white sand. Soak up the sun or snorkel in the pristine waters. In the afternoon, visit a remote Tahitian village and experien...
19 March 2013
Sailing yacht Parsifal III is being offered for charter in the South Pacific this summer.
30 January 2013
At 58 metres, Ethereal is an extensive charter yacht with plenty of space for you, your family and your friends to create an unforgettable charter vacation together.
Few places on earth offer the opportunity to unwind in such glorious untouched surroundings than the vast scattering of islands in the South Pacific. Celebrated by artists and writers for astounding beauty and romantic allure, they embody a sense of being at the edge of the known world. A place where the warm local people are passionate about the simple joys of life, an outlook which visitors cannot help but follow too.
Decorated with distant archipelagos, the Pacific offers an exotic playground of volcanic vistas, tropical beaches and wild forestation. From surfing beaches to island hopping, revel in the untouched seclusion of paradise and let the charm of the Pacific enchant you. Listen to the calm and soothing sounds of the waves lapping the shoreline and coconuts dropping from palm trees.
Scattered like sparkling specks of gold dust in the vast expanse of the South Pacific Ocean, the Cook Islands boast some of the world’s most astounding landscape views of awe-inspiring beauty. Encompassed by rugged mountain summits, lustrous rainforest and gleaming sandy beaches, this glorious archipelago offers a world of adventures in an opulent island paradise.
Strewn like petals along the crystalline waters of the South Pacific Ocean, the Fijian archipelago is the epitome of paradise. This haven of breathtaking natural beauty boasts glorious sandy beaches, cerulean waters and volcanic landscapes enveloped in complete and utter seclusion.
Comprised of over 170 islands, of which just 40 are inhabited, the Kingdom of Tonga lies nestled in the heart of the glistening waves of the South Pacific Ocean. This beautiful island cluster is saturated with endless sun, unparalleled natural beauty and awe-inspiring vistas. The Kingdom of Tonga guarantees to exceed every expectation.
This stunning archipelago is composed of almost a thousand lustrous islands, each of which are brimmed with volcanic summits, framed by swaying palms and swathed in a delectable climate. Undiscovered and unspoiled, the Solomon Islands boast some of the most beautiful oases in the world which exude the feeling of a paradise land which time has forgotten.
Not bound by the infrastructure of tourism, the tiny and beautiful Papua New Guinea offers a truly authentic and diverse charter experience. Mountainous, unspoilt terrains are home to ancient tribal cultures and historic sites, its vibrant jungle is filled with thriving wildlife and the translucent waters that lap the shores are bestowed with a rich and colourful underwater world amongst the reefs.
Tucked away in the stunning aquamarine waters of the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday Islands provide everything you could possibly think of for the ideal exotic escape.
Nestled in the north west region of Australia by the Indian Ocean, Kimberley is the image of the continent. Aside from the world famous Australian landmark Sydney Opera House, most images you see of Australia are of tall, towering red rock formations and stunning, picturesque waterfalls. That, in a nutshell, is Kimberley.
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